(b. 1670, Dordrecht, d. 1729, Middelburg)
Birds in a Landscape-
Oil on canvas, 88 x 65 cm
Bisschop was a versatile artist, who painted portraits, large scale wall decoration and bird pieces. The present canvas, depicting a goose, a kingfisher, and other birds in a landscape, is a characteristic example of the latter category where the artist adopted a number of characteristics of Melchior d'Hondecoeter's mature style.